Moths continue to provide the main interest

23rd June 2010 – sunny spells SW2/3
Early morning sightings were again limited to small numbers of Manx Shearwater, Gannet and Guillemot.
The overnight trap held 250 moths of 55 species, including the micros Monochroa cytisella and Bryotropha terrella – both the first island records. Also seen were Pediasia aridella, Mullein Wave and Beautiful Golden Y – all new for the year.
Mullein Wave, Pediasia aridella and Beautiful Golden Y.